Most RequestedPrograms

The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News


Flu – not coronavirus - continues to be the illness to worry about
Still no novel coronavirus cases in New Mexico; flu cases still rising nationally The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) warns residents flu remains a more significant illness to be concerned about in the state than novel coronavirus.


Department of Health Advises General Public Against Using Facemasks to Prevent Novel Coronavirus
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China and around the world. China has reported over 40,000 confirmed cases that have been identified in twenty-four countries, including 13 cases in the US. There have been no cases of novel coronavirus diagnosed in New Mexico at this time.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events


Flu (Influenza)
Cuba Fire Station
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The New Mexico Department of Health’s Sandoval County Public Health Office, will host a flu shot clinic at the Cuba Fire Station, 16 East Cordova Street in Cuba on Saturday February 22nd from 1 to 3...


Certified Nurse Midwives Advisory Board
Northwest Valley Public Health Office
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This meeting will be held in the large conference room. This meeting is open to the public; closed portions of the meeting may be held at the discretion of the Board.

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

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